We Salute You: William Meeks Pierson

August 11, 2019 11:54 PM

NewsChannel 13 salutes Army Captain William Meeks Pierson of Claverack.

He served during World War II in the Philippines and post-war Japan.

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That includes time in the U.S. Army Air Forces and the Army Corps of Engineers.

After the war, he graduated from RPI with an engineering degree.

He passed away in 1995.

Thank you for your service.


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